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Safety and Risk Management Certificate

About the Program
The Safety & Risk Certificate Program is designed to assist California employers and employees who are required to comply with state workplace safety requirements. In one two-month period, almost 88% of the CAL/OSHA violations were written because of inadequate safety programs. A safe workplace is the right of every worker and is also cost-effective for the employer.

The program consists of two courses. Both courses provide theory, practical applications, and hands-on assistance to those individuals with workplace safety responsibilities. Current state laws require a safety coordinator for every California employer.

Admission to the Program
Admission is only permitted in Fall quarter.  Application deadline is August 1 or each year, however we accept application year round and encourage you to apply early.

To be admitted you must complete an application form and pay the application fee of $35.  Applications can be submitted by mail or in person to the Extended University Office during regular business hours.  We do not accept applications by fax.

Applications can be downloaded here on our web site or you can contact the Extended University Office and one can be mailed to you or sent by e-mail.  You can also visit our office in person. 

Program Requirements
To receive a certificate of completion for this program you must receive grade of credit in both courses which is a 70% or higher in each course.  The program only takes two quarters to complete.  You must pass the Introduction course in the Fall in order to enroll and complete the Advanced Course in Winter.

Other Information
Your seat in class is not reserved until you have paid BOTH the application fee and course fee for the Introduction course. Course fee for advance class is not due until January. There will be a designated registration day.  We will accept registration and fees for the Introduction course. Registration will not be permitted prior to the designated day. Only those who submit an application by the application will be notified of the registration day and only those will be permitted to register. Acceptance of application does not hold or guarantee you spot in the class. You still
have to show up on the designated day to register and pay your course fees.

Program Brochure



(661) 654-2441

Application Deadline

 Application Deadline is August 1

We accept application year round and encourage you to submit your application early.